[USN-3283-1] rtmpdump vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue May 9 15:31:39 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3283-1
May 09, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
rtmpdump could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
processed a specially crafted stream.
- rtmpdump: small dumper for media content streamed over the RTMP protocol
Dave McDaniel discovered that rtmpdump incorrectly handled certain
malformed streams. If a user were tricked into processing a specially
crafted stream, a remote attacker could cause rtmpdump to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2015-8270, CVE-2015-8271, CVE-2015-8272
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